Hon Bill Johnston MLA

Hon Bill Johnston MLA

Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Energy; Industrial Relations

    Seeking nominations for Resources Sector Awards for Excellence

    26/02/2019 7:00 AM
    • Nominations now open for 2019 Resources Sector Awards for Excellence
    • Winners will be announced at awards ceremony in August 2019 

    The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety's Resources Sector Awards for Excellence are now open for nominations.


    Focusing on environmental and sustainable benefits to communities, the awards acknowledge and celebrate innovation, outstanding performance and leadership in Western Australia's resources sector.


    The Community Partnership Resources Sector Award recognises companies that are building sustainable partnerships with communities that extend beyond the life of a project.


    The Golden Gecko Award for Environmental Excellence, now in its 27th year, recognises innovations and outstanding performance, which improve the environmental outcomes for Western Australia.


    Nominations for this year's awards close on April 29, 2019. The winners will be announced on August 22, 2019.


    For more information, visit http://www.dmirs.wa.gov.au/excellenceawards


    Comments attributed to Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Johnston:


    "WA's resources industry is proud of its ability to value the environment and wider community.


    "These awards are a chance to celebrate excellence in our industry and ensure the resources sector is developed in a responsible manner. 


    "The McGowan Government looks forward to continuing its work with the resources sector and the contribution it makes to economic and social development in Western Australia."


    Minister's office - 6552 6700